Pilot Profile: Katherine Stinson

Pilot Profile: Katherine Stinson

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Dec 8th 2017

A Pioneering American AviatorAs one of America's Early aviators, Katherine Stinson set numerous flying records, including ones for distance, endurance, and aerobatic maneuvers. In July 1912, …
Roscoe Turner & Gilmore the Flyin' Lion

Roscoe Turner & Gilmore the Flyin' Lion

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Jan 9th 2017

You might be familiar with Simba, Mufasa, the Cowardly Lion, and maybe even Aslan, but have you ever heard of Gilmore the Lion?Seeing a lion on an airplane is not exactly what you would consider a -us …
Whatever Happened to Skywriting?

Whatever Happened to Skywriting?

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Aug 30th 2016

Sky's the limit for a comeback You might have noticed that thick, white letters don't really dominate the sky anymore. Have you seen any "Marry me" or "I love U" notes lately? It certainly isn't as …
Antoine de Saint-Exupry: Famed Writer and Aviator

Antoine de Saint-Exupry: Famed Writer and Aviator

Posted by Sarah Simonovich on Jun 30th 2016

The man who wore many hats(although it's possible it was just a snake that swallowed an elephant)While the name Antoine de Saint-Exupry might not resonate with you right away, there's a good chance th …